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Ahoi Astami

Ahoi Astami

Karthik Maas Krishna Ashtami is celebrated as Ahoi Ashtami vrat across UP, Uttaranchal, and Haryana. This is a festival which comes in series after Navratri, Dusshera, Sharad Poornima, and Karwachauth…

Understanding Yoga to Manage Mental Health

“Taking away one’s swatantram, (independence) and taking away some of one’s abilities to deal with the world in a meaningful way is illness”. This holds true not only for physical ailments…

Sacred Geometry Of Hindu Temples

Sacred Geometry Of Hindu Temples

A hologram is produced on a high-resolution photographic plate by using monochromatic (single colour) laser and optics (beam splitter) too without using any camera. A three-dimensional holographic image of the…

Mindfulness in Hinduism

The following is a talk on Mindfulness in Hinduism by Somanjana Chatterjee. The talk was hosted by Silicon Valley Interreligious Council (SiVIC) at the SiVIC Annual Assembly on October 13th, 2019.

The Stand Of the Last Pagan

I have long wanted to visit the grand temple at Chidambaram as much as I had longed to go on a tour with Dr Chitra Madhavan. If the temple is…

Why All Religions Are Not The Same – Part 4

Read parts 1 & 2 and 3. Epistemology Or Means Of Knowledge प्रत्यक्षानुमानागमाः प्रमाणानि pratyakshānumanāgamāh pramaṇāni. Direct perception, inference, and evidence of background knowledge, are proofs. (Patanjali Sutra 1.7) The…